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EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek ἔλασμα (élasma, metal plate) + βράγχια (bránkhia, gills).

Proper nounEdit

Elasmobranchii

  1. The sharks, rays and skates
    1. A taxonomic subclass within the class Chondrichthyes.
    2. A taxonomic class within the superclass Chondrichthyes.[1]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Ruggiero MA, Gordon DP, Orrell TM, Bailly N, Bourgoin T, Brusca RC, et al. (2015) A Higher Level Classification of All Living Organisms. PLoS ONE 10(4): e0119248. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0119248. pmid:25923521